Govinda: News

Govinda is an Indian actor, dancer, comedian, and former politician, who is well-known for his work in the Hindi film industry. He is popularly known for his comedy-related roles, dancing skills, and slapstick performances. Govinda has appeared in more than 165 Hindi films in his acting career. He is the recipient of several accolades including a Filmfare Award for Best Comedian and two Filmfare Special Awards. He has also received nominations for 12 Filmfare Awards. In 1999, a BBC News Online poll voted him as the tenth greatest star of screen or stage in the last thousand years. He started his acting career by appearing as a dancing and action hero in the 1980s. In 1986, Govinda made his Bollywood debut with ‘Ilzaam.’ Following this, he went on to deliver several hit films like ‘Hatya,’ ‘Jeete Hain Shaan Se,’ ‘Do Qaidi,’ ‘Love 86,’ and ‘Hum.’ In 1989, he worked with director David Dhawan in ‘Taaqatwar’ following which the duo went on to deliver successful comedy hits. His comedy debut came with the 1992 romantic comedy film ‘Shola Aur Shabnam.’ Govinda was also a member of the Parliament from 2004-2009. He appears as a judge on the Bengali dance reality show ‘Dance Bangla Dance,’ as of 2021.

07 Apr 2024

Vashu Bhagnani

Govinda's manager refutes Vashu Bhagnani's claims about actor's unprofessionalism

Producer Vashu Bhagnani and Govinda's collaborative ventures produced memorable movies such as Coolie No. 1 (1995), Hero No. 1 (1997), and Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998).

28 Mar 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

2024 Lok Sabha polls: Govinda joins Eknath Shinde's Shiv Sena

Bollywood actor Govinda officially joined Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde's Shiv Sena on Thursday, reports said.

21 Dec 2023


Happy birthday, Govinda: Best Bollywood movies of the actor

Govinda, the Bollywood actor also popular and loved as the King of Comedy, turned 60 years old on Thursday.

22 Oct 2023

Kader Khan

Kader Khan's birth anniversary: Revisiting actor's immortal collaborations with Govinda

Legendary artists like Kader Khan are born once in a millennium.

26 Sep 2023

Happy Birthday

Chunky Panday's birthday special: Unearthing lesser-known facts about 'Housefull' actor

Known for his impeccable comic timing and captivating on-screen presence, Bollywood's beloved Chunky Panday has lit up our screens for over three decades.

03 Aug 2023


Haryana violence: Govinda clears air on now-deleted controversial tweet

On Wednesday evening, a now-deleted tweet from actor Govinda's account began doing rounds on Twitter, condemning the recent communal clashes in parts of Haryana.

25 Jun 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, Karisma Kapoor: Her iconic films with Govinda, Salman

Even at 50, Karisma Kapoor is one of the most gorgeous and fittest actors in Hindi cinema.

13 Apr 2023

Satish Kaushik

Satish Kaushik's birth anniversary: Moments with his Bollywood besties

Satish Kaushik left for his heavenly abode in March. His sudden passing away has left a void that will never be filled again. Throughout his career, he made some very close friends and shared some of the best moments with them.

15 Mar 2023


Veteran actor Sameer Khakhar passes away at 70

Veteran film and television actor Sameer Khakhar left for his heavenly abode on Wednesday morning. The late actor, best known for Bollywood films such as Shahenshah, Jai Ho, and Hasee Toh Phasee, among many others, breathed his last at the age of 70.

21 Dec 2022

Bollywood Films

Happy birthday Govinda: 5 iconic films of 'Hero No. 1'

Every '90s kid will agree that there is none but Govinda who is the ultimate king of comedy.

13 Jan 2022

Music Review

'Hello' review: Fans of Govinda, steer clear of this!

Govinda has released a third single on his official YouTube channel, Govinda Royalles.

24 Sep 2021


Is Govinda's son Yashvardhan prepping for his big Bollywood debut?

Popular actor Govinda's son Yashvardhan is gearing up to make his debut in Bollywood soon.

04 Jun 2021


KRK's 'Govinda Bhai' in tweet isn't the Govinda we know?

Self-proclaimed critic Kamaal R Khan, aka KRK, has tweeted to clarify that the "Govinda Bhai" whom he thanked some days ago on Twitter, is not Bollywood's Govinda.

04 Apr 2021


Actor Govinda tests positive for COVID-19; has mild symptoms

Govinda has become the latest Bollywood celebrity to test positive for COVID-19.

26 Dec 2020


Had to: Anurag Basu on dropping Govinda from 'Jagga Jasoos'

Director Anurag Basu has opened up about his 2017-movie Jagga Jasoos and revealed why he had to cut Govinda's role.

25 Jun 2020


Govinda's son Yashvardhan meets with a car accident

Bollywood actor Govinda's son Yashvardhan Ahuja on Wednesday met with a car accident in Mumbai, according to reports.

18 Sep 2019

Varun Dhawan

Makers suffered Rs. 2.5cr loss in 'Coolie No. 1' fire

Days after a massive fire broke on the sets of Varun Dhawan's Coolie No. 1, it's now reported that the producers have suffered a big loss in the mishap.

30 Jul 2019


Was offered a role in 'Avatar,' but I rejected: Govinda

Has Govinda become delusional or is he trying to steal the limelight?

24 Jan 2019

Krushna Abhishek

Govinda's nephew Janmendra Ahuja found dead in Versova flat

In a shocking turn of events, Govinda's 34-year old nephew Janmendra Ahuja was found dead in his Versova flat on Thursday morning.

09 Jan 2019


Kader Khan's death: Govinda reacts to son Sarfaraz's statement

The year 2019 started on a sad note for Bollywood as Kader Khan passed away on New Years eve in Canada.

03 Jan 2019

Amitabh Bachchan

Kader Khan's son: Govinda didn't call us even once

Veteran actor Kader Khan, who died due to prolonged illness on New Year's Eve, was buried in Canada today.

03 Jan 2019


Kader Khan funeral: Veteran actor to be buried in Canada

Kader Khan's death came as a big shock for Bollywood lovers.

02 Jan 2019

Amitabh Bachchan

Govinda mourns 'ustaad' Kader Khan's demise, pens heart-breaking note

The year 2019 started on a sad note for Bollywood lovers as veteran actor Kader Khan breathed his last on Tuesday. He was 81.

11 Nov 2018


#RangeelaRaja controversy: Some people are conspiring against me, claims Govinda

After the box office failure of his last release 'FryDay', Govinda is back with another movie 'Rangeela Raja' and he has high hopes from it.

09 Sep 2018


I would not mind a film on my life: Govinda

He ruled the box office in the '90s and early 2000s but Govinda has not been able to recreate that success for quite some time now.

14 Jun 2018


Govinda and Dancing Uncle's performance is just what we needed

The viral video of Sanjeev Shrivastava has taken him places (literally!), and he met his inspiration Govinda on the sets of Colors' show 'Dance Deewane', recently.

01 Jun 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Meet the man whose dance gives Govinda a run-for-his-money

A video of a middle-aged man dancing to Govinda and Neelam's song 'May se Meena se na Saqi se' has gone viral on the Internet.

29 May 2018

Vijay Mallya

Govinda to play Vijay Mallya in Pahlaj Nihalani's next movie

Pahlaj Nihalani, the former head of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), is all set to make a film on the life of absconding businessman Vijay Mallya.